irrepressible


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ir·re·press·i·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-prĕs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Difficult or impossible to control or restrain: irrepressible laughter.

ir′re·press′i·bil′i·ty, ir′re·press′i·ble·ness n.
ir′re·press′i·bly adv.

irrepressible

(ˌɪrɪˈprɛsəbəl)
adj
not capable of being repressed, controlled, or restrained
ˌirreˌpressiˈbility, ˌirreˈpressibleness n
ˌirreˈpressibly adv

ir•re•press•i•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈprɛs ə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being repressed or restrained; uncontrollable: irrepressible laughter.
[1805–15]
ir`re•press`i•bil′i•ty, ir`re•press′i•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•press′i•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irrepressible - impossible to repress or controlirrepressible - impossible to repress or control; "an irrepressible chatterbox"; "uncontrollable laughter"
uncontrolled - not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth"

irrepressible

Translations
لا يُمْكِن قَهْرُه
nepotlačitelný
ukuelig
elfojthatatlan
sem ekkert fær haldiî niîri
nevaldāms
nepotlačiteľnýneskrotný
bastırılamaz

irrepressible

[ˌɪrɪˈpresəbl] ADJ [person] → irrefrenable; [high spirits, laughter, urge] → incontenible, irreprimible

irrepressible

[ˌɪrɪˈprɛsɪbəl] adj [mirth, exuberance] → irrépressible

irrepressible

adj urge, curiosity, energy, spiritunbezähmbar; optimism, sense of humourunerschütterlich, unverwüstlich; personnicht kleinzukriegen; childsonnig; delightunbändig; his irrepressible high spiritssein sonniges Gemüt; the irrepressible SusanSusan, die sich nicht unterkriegen lässt

irrepressible

[ˌɪrɪˈprɛsəbl] adjirrefrenabile

irrepressible

(iriˈpresəbl) adjective
not able to be subdued; very cheerful.
References in classic literature ?
She was rather a favorite with `old Davis', as, of course, he was called, and it's my private belief that he would have broken his word if the indignation of one irrepressible young lady had not found vent in a hiss.
The light rendered every limb and joint discernible, and Duncan turned away in horror when he saw they were writhing in irrepressible agony.
As it was, the whole procession might have seen him, a wild, haggard figure, his gray locks floating in the wind that waved their banners; a lonely being, estranged from his race, but now feeling himself man again, by virtue of the irrepressible instinct that possessed him.
This -- though doubtless it might acquire additional force and volume from the child-like loyalty which the age awarded to its rulers -- was felt to be an irrepressible outburst of enthusiasm kindled in the auditors by that high strain of eloquence which was yet reverberating in their ears.
My sternness was all for his judge, his executioner; yet it made him avert himself again, and that movement made ME, with a single bound and an irrepressible cry, spring straight upon him.
There seemed nothing humorous about this reply, which was merely the statement of a fact, but an irrepressible titter ran through the school.
Elinor could have given her immediate relief by suggesting the possibility of its being Miss Morton's mother, rather than her own, whom they were about to behold; but instead of doing that, she assured her, and with great sincerity, that she did pity her--to the utter amazement of Lucy, who, though really uncomfortable herself, hoped at least to be an object of irrepressible envy to Elinor.
Matthew; and in listening to a long sermon, read by Miss Miller, whose irrepressible yawns attested her weariness.
I listened to detect a woman's voice in the house, and filled the interim with wild regrets and dismal anticipations, which, at last, spoke audibly in irrepressible sighing and weeping.
The irrepressible outburst of a reserved nature, forced into open self-assertion in its own despite, is of all moral forces the hardest to resist.
The scaling him with chairs for ladders to dive into his pockets, despoil him of brown-paper parcels, hold on tight by his cravat, hug him round his neck, pommel his back, and kick his legs in irrepressible affection.
A pause succeeded, during which the honest and irrepressible baby made a series of leaps and crows at little Jane, who appeared to me to be the only member of the family (irrespective of servants) with whom it had any decided acquaintance.